IT in Banking

Trend Micro highlights risks of open banking regulation

Fintech changes could open up new attacks on organisations and consumers, the company says.


The truth about blockchain in financial services

Gartner finds blockchain deployments across financial services ecosystems are at least three years away.


Garmin SA hacked, exposing users’ credit card details

The GPS and fitness accessory maker reveals theft of customer data from orders placed through its Web site.


FNB brings estate planning online

The bank now lets customers draw up their own wills via its online banking platform.

11 Sep

R25bn sent via FNB’s eWallet this year

The volumes of money sent via the platform grew 19% to 46 million transactions by the end of June, says the bank.


Six innovators selected for Industry 4.0 Challenge

The Department of Communications and Digital Technologies, in partnership with Standard Bank, offers support and funding opportunities to six tech start-ups.


Technology can drive financial inclusion

Effective financial inclusion will likely require a bricks-and-clicks distribution model, including physical presence in some form to build trust and confidence.


No branch closures at FNB, says CEO

First National Bank CEO Jacques Celliers shares details about the bank’s digital drive, saying branch closures are not part of its strategy.


AI's impact on healthcare in SA

Medical professionals in SA are already utilising artificial intelligence in innovative ways, says Mint Group.


Discovery puts digital bank at centre of strategy as profit drops

The new digital bank now has more than 22 000 clients, with over 50 000 accounts, after 1.5 million hours spent building 120 interconnected systems and infrastructure.


Sasbo wants moratorium on bank retrenchments

The finance union says it supports digitalisation in the sector but banks must assist employees with the transition.